How to allow a user with expired password to login ?

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  • With the use of ssh keys, once the password of user expires, an update of the password is asked:

    $ ssh user2@
    You are required to change your password immediately (root enforced)
    Last login: Wed Sep 30 10:43:28 2020 from user.srv
    WARNING: Your password has expired.
    You must change your password now and login again!
    Changing password for user user2.
    Changing password for user2.
    (current) UNIX password:
  • We would like to authorize the user to log in even with an expired password.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • sshd
  • pam

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